Andrew Cuomo has said he would not allow political pressure to determine the timetable on when to reopen the city’s economy. The New York governor acknowledged the current situation is ‘unsustainable’, but added: ‘I also know more people will die if we are not smart.’
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In This Story: Andrew Cuomo
Andrew Mark Cuomo is an American politician, author, and lawyer serving as the 56th governor of New York since 2011. A member of the Democratic Party, he was elected to the same position his father, Mario Cuomo, held for three terms. He has served as Chair of the National Governors Association since August 2020.
Cuomo received national attention for his handling of the COVID-19 pandemic in New York and has written a book about his experiences of the event – released on November 10th 2020.